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Photo

Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Brutal Buffalo Fights

The buffalo is sacred symbol of life and death in Torajan culture.
Iqbal Lubis
1.15.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents From Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There's a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.10.19
hunting

Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.
Seth Ferranti
1.6.19
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatised. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
10.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Drew Schwartz
9.25.18
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Kung-Fu Master

"Monks train really hard, so they're able to tow a car with their penis."
Daniel Darmawan
8.28.18
Lombok Earthquake

Teams Are Searching the Rubble of Lombok By Hand to Find Survivors

We went into the hardest hit part of the island and found search and rescue teams working tirelessly by hand to save people trapped beneath the ruins.
Akhyar M Nur
8.7.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Stunning Photos That Show the Intimacy of Undressing

Photographer Alex Thebez's two series, "A Handful of Unfulfilled Wishes" and "Undressed", both address the ambiguity and fluidity of our identities, on the internet and off of it.
Alex Thebez
7.12.18
So Bored Today

'Pokémon Go​' Is Still a Big Deal in Indonesia

When die-hard players say they gotta catch 'em all, they really mean it.
Adi Renaldi
6.19.18
ramadan

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
6.11.18
Photos

Striking Photos of One of the Oldest Chinese Diasporas on Earth

Photojournalist P.J. Leo spent nine years documenting the unique lives of Indonesia's Benteng Chinese families.
Stanley Widianto
5.18.18
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